New homes in Lichfield
Live the life
Located in Staffordshire just a short drive away from Birmingham, Lichfield is a well-connected city in the heart of the Midlands. From historic sites to parks, theme parks and festivals, there’s something for the whole family to enjoy close to your new home in Lichfield, from children to grandparents and everyone in between.
Things to see and do
Lichfield is a historic city, with lots of great cultural sights to enjoy including the exhibits at Erasmus Darwin House, the Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum, Lichfield Museum and the Staffordshire Regiment Museum. Other buildings of historical interest include The Old Guildhall Prison Cells and Lichfield Clock Tower, while the city’s cathedral is one of the oldest of its kind in the country.
If you enjoy being out in the fresh air, there are lots of great places for family walks and cycle rides in and around the city, from Monks Walk Garden to Beacon Park and the National Memorial Arboretum. Chasewater Country Park is only a short drive away, while Cannock Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is also nearby.
Throughout the year, Lichfield hosts a number of popular events including the Lichfield Folk Festival, Lichfield Heritage Weekend and the Lichfield Festival. Other places of interest close to your new home include the Letocetum Roman Site and Museum, The National Brewery Centre and Drayton Manor theme park.
If you’re moving to the area with school-age children, it’s good to know there are a number of excellent schools in the local area. Greysbrooke Primary School and Chadsmead Primary Academy are both rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted, while independent schools include Lichfield Cathedral School and Maple Hayes School.
If your children are thinking about studying for a degree, Staffordshire University Lichfield Centre is located in the city, while the University of Birmingham, Aston University and the University of Derby are all within commuting distance.
Getting to Litchfield
Litchfield is close to the M6 and within easy reach of both the M42 and M6 Toll, while the city’s two train stations provide regular services to Birmingham, London and beyond.
The city is a 35 minute drive or train journey from Birmingham, while the journey from Derby also takes 35 minutes by car. Litchfield is a 45 minute drive from Loughborough and 50 minutes from Nottingham, while the journey from Stafford takes just 20 minutes by car or 30 minutes by car.
If you’re travelling further afield, the train from Litchfield to London Euston takes just one hour 35 minutes. When you’re going abroad, Birmingham Airport can be reached in 25 minutes.